Graduate student position in population genetics; TCU; Fort Worth, Texas

TCU, Fort Worth, Texas
Job Category
Graduate Assistantships
~$16500 with possibility of summer support
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*MS/PhD position*: A fully funded graduate research assistantship position (funding provided by teaching assistance) is available in the lab of Dr. Matt Hale in the Biology Department at Texas Christian University starting in August 2023. The project will be centered on understanding patterns of genomic diversity and population genetics in northern pike (Esox lucius) from the Canadian Arctic. The applicant should have previous lab experience including, but not limited to, DNA and RNA extraction, PCR amplification, and DNA sequencing. Ideally, the candidate will also have experience with computational analysis and bioinformatics, although training in these areas will be provided. Interested applicants should send a CV, a cover letter describing their research interests and reasons for applying, and the names and contact details of THREE potential referees to Dr. Matt Hale ( Review of applicants will begin on December 31st. For more details on the Biology department at TCU please see
An undergraduate degree in Biology or a related disciple with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to applicants who have previous research experience in genetics, conservation genetics, molecular ecology, or genomics.
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Dr. Matt Hale
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